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Make Yourself 3 Handy Photo Composition Guides Using Photoshop’s Crop Tool (VIDEO)

If there’s one universal truth that applies to whatever type of photographs you shoot, it’s this: If you don’t compose a scene properly, the image …

Tutorials

25 Easy Lightroom Tricks in Just 2 Minutes! (VIDEO)

Fasten your seatbelts, because this two-minute tutorial demonstrates 25 simple and very helpful Lightroom tricks in less than two minutes. In fact, …

Tutorials

January 2018 Recommend Reading for Serious Photographers

From how-to guides to retrospectives on famous photographers to collections of iconic images, there's plenty of photography books to explore.But just …

Street Photography

7 Easy-to-Remember Steps for Taking Better Photos With Any Camera

Regardless of whether you take photos with your smartphone, a medium format camera or something in between, there are some essential photography tips …

Landscape Photography

Save Time By Creating Import Presets

Posted By Scott Kelby on Monday, December 11, 2017 in Featured, Import | 0 comments<p>If you start to realize you’re using the same settings fairly …

Our Ten Most Popular Lightroom Tutorials in 2017

As we get to the end of 2017 I thought it would be interesting to share with you our ten most popular Lightroom tutorials for the year. Adobe’s …

Our Ten Most Popular Photography Tutorials in 2017

As 2017 draws to a close I thought I’d share with you the most popular photography tutorials published on The Creative Photographer in 2017. They …

How to Control Your Portrait Backgrounds With a 70-200mm Telephoto Lens

No matter if you photograph headshots, weddings, portraits, or sports, one of the most important skills you can have as a photographer is picking out …

How to Create a Black Background Anywhere with this Photography Trick

Many portrait photographers dream of owning a studio with all the bells and whistles. However, some photographers who work on-location in …

Photography

Street Photography: The 16 Shots You Need to Capture

Street photography: Getting the perfect shot<p>In street photography, there are many factors to consider when you’re capturing a scene. When I first …

Landscape Photography

Top autofocus tips for pin-sharp results

<b>James Abbott shares 20 autofocus tips that will revolutionise the way you use AF, for accurate focusing and pin-sharp results every time</b><p>1. Autofocus …

13 Incredibly Useful Articles For Getting Started With Black and White Landscape Photography

While landscapes is the end goal of this advice list, it is not the only focus: After all, if you don't even know that the art of capturing black and …

Top 7 Guides To Becoming A Better B&W Photographer - Digital Photo Magazine

From learning how to see in monochrome to software conversion options to the craft of printing, these guides provide a thorough understanding of …

How to Use Local Adjustment Scrubby Sliders in Lightroom

The programmers at Adobe have done an excellent job at making Lightroom accessible and easy to use. But don’t be fooled by the software’s …

I Shot 7 Photos of the Same Location in Different Seasons

Throughout the years, I noticed that I visit the same locations around my house many times to see how they look during different seasons and …

How to recover blowouts by editing in layers in Lightroom

Shares 5.2K<p>I try really hard to nail my exposure in camera and not spend too much time playing around with it in post production. Occasionally …

Top 10 Lightroom Secrets You Should Know

10 ways to Improve your Photography in 2018

I am going to write in this article about 10 ways that we can all improve our photography in 2018. I am talking about things that will help us all …

A JPG for Every Occasion

The ubiquitous and often underrated JPG (or JPEG as it is sometimes written) is an incredibly versatile file format in your Lightroom output arsenal. …

Tutorials

How To Boost Dynamic Range Using A Single RAW File

Sometimes we get so caught up in the beauty of the scene in front of us that we forget that we might be pushing the limits of our cameras a little …

Tutorials

Back-Button Focus: What It Is and Why You Should Be Using It

If you spend any time surfing photography forums and Facebook groups, you will undoubtedly see a constant flow of questions asking for the best way …

Cameras

20 Simple Rules That Will Make You a Better Runner

Running is supposed to be so damn simple. For millennia, it was evolutionary—run to eat or to not be eaten. But then we invented agriculture and cars …

The Simplest Track Workout Is Also One of the Best

Use the straights and curves of the track to get in an incredible endurance workout you don’t normally get on the roads.<p>You want to do more track workouts to build speed, but the idea of repeated loops seems boring or you just don’t know where to start? Don’t worry.<p>One of the easiest track workouts …

30 lens tips to make the most of your range

<b>Angela Nicholson has a few suggestions that will help you get to know your lenses and extend your creative range</b><p><i>Amateur Photographer</i> has rounded up …

Landscape Photography

WARNING: Don’t Risk Your Life Taking Photographs on or Around Railroad Tracks (VIDEO)

Our most popular story of 2017 thus far is a video from NBC’s “Rosen Reports” we posted in April, warning about the potentially fatal practice of …

Sharpening in Lightroom: Make the Most Out of the Detail Panel

Adobe Lightroom was a pretty slick piece of software to begin with, but over the past several updates it has become an incredibly powerful tool for …

Tutorials

14 Lightroom Tricks You NEED to Know

Photographer and filmmaker Evan 5ps gives you 14 Lightroom Tricks he USES EVERYDAY to speed up your workflow.

How to Use Split Toning to Make Your Photos Stand Out

Here are some tips on how to use Split Toning in Lightroom or Photoshop to color tone, and help make your images pop and stand out more.

Photography

Bite Size Tips: How To Nail Focus Every Time

When starting out with photography, we get engrossed with the exposure triangle and trying to get a balanced image with the right exposure. Often, …

Landscape Photography

As a Photographer, These are 13 Free Apps I Wouldn't Leave the House Without

If you're a new photographer, let me let you in on a little secret...There are hundreds of photography apps available for iOS and Android devices …

Apps